Category Archives: 5k

The Monthly PB

Can your recent race history predict future pb’s? For the past few months I have been running consistently well, so I’ve took a look back to see how my best times compare in previous years for the same month. I … Continue reading

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Northampton Parkrun No. 230

After several near misses, I finally managed to get over to the Northampton parkrun last weekend. This event is held at the racecourse in the town. It’s a park which gets its name from once being a racetrack that hosted … Continue reading

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Upping the Tempo

There are many definitions for this type of training. For me, a tempo run is performed at about 85-90% of maximum effort. I do this training in my lunchbreak so there are time constraints. After warming up for the first … Continue reading

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Daventry Parkrun No.89

This was to be my last parkrun without GPS assistance, and I found probably the most important reason why: I started too fast. And if you do this, you pay later, and I really did pay later. The third mile … Continue reading

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